Can't delete a folder

  johnincrete 15:41 07 Sep 2011
Locked

I have a folder that contains one file. I've tried deleting it with My Computer. It seems to work but when I restart My Computer, it's back again! When I checked the folder's properties it said it was read only. What can I do to get rid of this folder? Using XP.

  gengiscant 15:50 07 Sep 2011

Use this Unlocker

  john bunyan 16:44 07 Sep 2011

Try dragging and dropping to recycle bin, if neccessary in safe mode.

  BRYNIT 17:50 07 Sep 2011

Is it a folder/file you created or was it installed via a program?

If it was installed via a program that you still have on your computer the program could be recreating the folder when Windows reboots and you will not be able to delete it.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Fujitsu Lifebook P727 laptop review

Lightwell software lets you create mobile apps without using code

Best value Mac: Which is the best £1249 Mac to buy

Comment désactiver les programmes qui s'exécutent au démarrage de Windows 10 ?